Second body recovered near Kaikoura
Second body recovered near
Wednesday, 4 December 2013 -
The body of missing Kaikoura fisherman
Auguste Robin Reinke, aged 79, has been recovered.
Reinke's body was located in Whaler's Bay shortly before
11am today, not far from where his companion Ronald Clarence
Monk, aged 75, was located yesterday morning.
The body was
spotted from the air and recovered by the Police Dive
The matter has been referred to the Coroner and
Victim Support is assisting the families of the
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Gordon Campbell: On Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand
The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.
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